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NIAA News Update - December 2013

Happy Christmas!
Happy Christmas!

Please find a quick round up of news items from the NIAA below.

The next NIAA eNewsletter will be sent out in February 2014, until then we would like to wish you all the very best for the festive season ahead and a Happy New Year!


Applications open in January 2014 for the role of Clinical Lead for NAP6

NAP6 will study Perioperative Anaphylaxis and applications are now open for the role of Clinical Lead. For details, please see the NAP pages of the HSRC website.

Application deadline: Monday 17th February 2014
Interview date: Wednesday 12th March 2014


Research and Audit for Quality Improvement Day

Are you a QuARC or a trainee involved/interested in research? Registration is now open to attend a Research and Audit for Quality Improvement Day on Friday 28th February 2014. For details and to book a place, please see the HSRC Events pages.


Vacancy: Trainee Representative on the NIAA Board

Applications are invited for the role of co-opted Trainee Representative on the Board of the National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia (NIAA).

Trainees who hold a National Training Number in Anaesthesia, and are either Academic Clinical Fellows, Academic Clinical Lecturers or are undertaking/ have completed an MD(Res) or PhD are eligible to apply.

The appointment will be made for two years or until achievement of CCT in the first instance, with the potential for re-appointment for a second two year term.

Please click here for more information.

Application deadline: Friday 28 March 2014


New 'how-to' guide to setting up a trainee-led research network

With help from the South West Anaesthesia Research Matrix (SWARM) and the West Midlands Trainee Research in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Network (WM TRAIN), the NIAA has compiled some advice and guidance on how to set up a trainee led research network.

Click here to find out more about the networks and how they operate.


The John Snow Anaesthesia iBSc Award 2014

The National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia (NIAA) is pleased to announce details for the 2014 John Snow Anaesthesia Intercalated BSc Awards, funded by the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain & Ireland (AAGBI)/Anaesthesia, the British Journal of Anaesthesia (BJA)/Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) and the Obstetric Anaesthetists' Association (OAA).

Please click here for more information.

Application deadline: Monday 31 March 2014


John Snow Oration

This eponymous lectureship is the highest lectureship awarded by the RCoA on behalf of the NIAA Health Services Research Centre. The inaugural lecture will be delivered at the RCoA Anniversary Meeting (12-13th March 2014) to Sir Bruce Keogh.

For further details of the meeting, please click here.